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. >> tonight, i can report to the american people and to the world that the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al qaeda. >> tonight, the president practically boasted and slammed romney. >> when it comes to going after osama bin laden, you said, well, any president would make that call. but when you were a candidate in 2008, as i was, and i said, if i got bin laden in our sights i would take that shot, you said, we shouldn't move heaven and effort to get one man. >> mitt romney tried to undermine the president's bin laden triumph with a blunt line. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden and going after the leadership in al qaeda, but we can't kill our way out of this mess. we must have a comprehensive strategy to help reject this kind of extremism. >> at the end both men had probably achieved some of what they'd come to do, project strength, demonstrate competency and get the debate out of the way so they can refocus on domestic issues where this election will be decided. the commander in chief debate although they did debate
that we are still the prime target for terrorism here in the united states. and we know there are threats here. there's insider threat. >> reporter: customs and border protection, they're, on a weekly, monthly basis, catching terror suspects that we never know about? >> they may not put out the press release, but i'm going to tell you that it is a fact, that these things do happen. >> stand up, sir. >> reporter: back on the jet, the angry actor is lead away. pretend pengers deplane past drawn weapons. and the officers in charge cool off and reflect. are you wore ripped you are giving something away by showing us this? >> we still got a lot of secrets in our bag. you know, this is nothing compared to what we can bring on to an organized group of bad guys, whether domestic, international terrorism, whatever, that want to come and wreak havoc. we got something for them. >> put your hands up! >> reporter: here's hoping they never have to prove it. i'm bill weir for "nightline" in miami. >> "airport 24/7" airs tuesday nights on the travel channel. >>> next up, mothers speaking out from a place
toward the united states. here's what all of that means to you. the storm will carry hurricane-force winds, up to a foot of rain and the potential storm surge that could top out at ten feet. extreme conditions could begin as early as sunday and last for days, drenching the most populated part of the country. >> this storm, that is going to be impacting the mid-atlantic and parts of the northeast monday into tuesday is going to be destructive, historic and, unfortunately, life threatening. >> reporter: a state of emergency has already been declared in maryland, d.c., pennsylvania, new york and virginia. the biggest fear? the storm surge. in places like atlantic city, it could get even worse because of a full moon and higher tides. people are batoning down the hatches, preparing for the worst, up and down the eastern seaboard. in norfolk, the navy ordered 23 ships to leave port immediately. on the jersey shore, people are stocking up on essentials, including those generators. and in new york city, major bloomberg warned he may have to shut down the subway because it might flood.
the united states. and 'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> now that sandy has come and gone trick-or-treating will be back on tomorrow night. >> but before you dress up your kids for costumes, you want to be careful of hidden dangers of the one we found. pamela brown has that story. >> it is not uncommon to find witches, monsters, and ferocious costumes. but we discovered something more scary and dangerous. >> it cannot be saved, it should not be sold. >> we launched our own investigation. we bought three costumes at local stores then took them to a lab in richmond for testing. 10 samples came back with lead hits most within the legal limit. but this sputtering was off the charts with 67% lead content nearly 6000 times the legal limit. >> we had to run it on three separate instruments to confirm the result. >> that is really upsetting. something for a child that comes back with such a high-level, i am definitely concerned. >> this pediatrician was shocked by what we found. >> severe lea
, in a job like this, the last thing the president of the united states needs when he walks in the door to come home is somebody who is drilling him and questioning him about the decisions and choices that he's made. so, there are definitely times when i may feel something but i'll hold back because i'll know he'll either get to that on his own or just not time. >> reporter: outside the white house, there is always lots of chatter about how much is the first lady influencing policy? how do you see your role in that regard? >> i rarely step foot in the west wing. in fact, people are shocked when they see me there but rarely walk in that office because the truth is, he's got so many wonderful advisers, so i don't even have the expertise and the time in to be able to provide the kind of advice and guidance that he's already getting. >> reporter: i guess always the pillow at night if you really feel passionate about something. win or lose this election, she says, she's come to love the job she was so reluctant to pursue. not only are you the first lady but you have a historic role as the fi
and counting until the presidential election. and tonight, more on our series with the first lady of the united states. my co-anchor, cynthia mcfadden, back for that. we got a little taste of michelle obama at home, last night. tonight, you two go on the road. >> we do, indeed, bill. on the road, with veterans and their families, among the hardist hit. michelle obama said before her husband ran for president, she knew little about the struggles of military families. but people she met across the country so touched her, she's devoted to taking a difference. we went to florida with her for our series, "the contenders: family ties." we're waiting on the tarmac at jacksonville, florida. it happens, as you might expect, with military precision. >> and salute. >> reporter: a line of officers, waiting to greet her. >> i'm probably like most americans, where my connections to military life was pretty tangential. most americans, like me, they don't have a clear sacrifice these men and women have made. >> reporter: her husband is campaigning on the ending of the war in iraq. but as that happens, the war
feeling like an empty nester. >> the very first morning that the girls from the united states were here and we were all going to -- i can't believe i'm weeping over target and bed, bath and beyond. but the morning we were all getting dressed to go shopping for their college dorms, i mean, i -- it's -- the moment it hit me. >> reporter: it's been a journey, too, for oprah. her cable network own has struggled. but recently, it's enjoyed a ratings uptick. >> at first, i was sort of bogged down and if you had asked me this three months ago, i probably would have had a different feeling about it, like, ah, it's so challenging. now, i can see the light. i look at it as though i was climbing kilimanjaro and i was just -- had my head to the ground and one foot in front of the other. now, i can see the summit. >> reporter: isn't that nice? >> i can see the summit. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm juju chang in washington, d.c. >> "the first graduating class" oprah winfrey leadership academy for girls" airs sunday on own. >>> and just ahead, we stick out the weirdest looking critters in all the
. these are the people that are left behind and are reflecting the united states. and it has got to be that there's more sense of oversight on the part of the military and the u.s. government to make sure these contractors are not actually undermining the diplomatic mission by their behavior. >> reporter: jorge scientific says it agrees, the behavior on that video was unacceptable and says it has fired our placed on leave all those involved. and, following questions from abc news, the u.s. army's criminal investigation division opened an investigation into what the video showed. and they might want to ask why, for months, authorities in the u.s. military did not seem to know it was going on. terry? >> outrageous, brian, thank you very much for that. and kudos to the whistle blowers there. >>> just ahead, we will turn the page, lightning up. from doughnuts to coffee to beer. this year, everything's coming up pumpkin. we find out why pumpkin flavored products are causing such a craze. [ mthis is steve.] he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or j
in a decade slams into the eastern united states, whipping of winds of nearly 100 miles an hour and 30-foot waves and some 60-some million americans in its path. the superstorm 1,000 miles wide leeches the island of manhattan cut off, under water and in the dark. forcing hospitals to evacuate even the smallest patients. in a beachfront community in queens, firefighters watch helplessly as a neighborhood goes up in flames. and two governors declare states of emergency as the megastorm hurtled north and rescuers searches for survivors with tall ships gone down. >> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran in main day, new jersey. bill weir in erie, pennsylvania. and cynthia mcfadden in new york city. this is a special edition of "nightline." "the perfect storm." october 29th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden in new york. tonight, a deadly storm unlike any this city has seen before. for the first time since 9/11, all bridges and tunnels leading in and out of manhatt hathattan closed down. the city remains eerily dark and quiet tonight after a massive superstorm left ha
." landfall. sandy, the biggest atlantic storm in a decade slams into the eastern united states, whipping of winds of nearly 100 miles an hour and 30-foot wave and some 60-some million americans in its path and we're live as the superstorm 1,000 miles wides at the island of manhattan, cut off, under water and in the dark. >>> and warning that the worst is not over. nine governors declare states of emergency as the megastorm hurtles north and rescuers search for survivors of the tall ship gone down. >>> and good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden in new york city and tonight we're in the midst of a deadly storm unlike any this city has seen before. for the first time since 9/11, all bridges and tunnels leading in and out of the city are closed down, and this is what manhattan looks like tonight. eerily dark and quiet as this massive superstorm has left half of the city without power and partially under water. at nyu hospital one of the biggest in the city and the country, the backup generators have failed forcing rescue personnel to evacuate patients. this historic storm tonight is wreaking hav
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